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  • Book Reviews Reading Work

    Time Blocked Day

    First of all, I am pleasantly surprised at how non-disastrous this time change has felt thus far. I think it is because I am far better at waking up early / going to be…

    March 16, 2021
  • life Weekend Work

    Saturday Pop In . . .

    Just popping in to say things are good, my work challenges ended up going better than expected, and I am feeling pretty good about my call weekend. Josh is on primary parent mode this…

    January 30, 2021
  • life Reading Work

    Call & Staying in the Present

    YESTERDAY I didn’t post yesterday because Tuesday night had been a very interrupted night of sleep (night #1/7 of call), and at 1 AM I committed to sleeping in as long as possible. (It…

    January 28, 2021
  • life Planners Work

    End of the Year Madness: An Analysis

    Every year it hits, and every year I am surprised about it. We aren’t even one of those families who does 93434 holiday events. While I love a good Charlie Brown Christmas, I wasn’t…

    December 15, 2020
  • Weekend Work

    made it

    WHAT. A. WEEK. 3 Good things: The weather has finally dried up here. (Though there is still residual floodwater in various areas and C’s soccer for tomorrow was cancelled. ALSO there are still systems…

    November 13, 2020
  • life Work


    Just ducking in for 5 seconds to admit that YES, I too get overwhelmed and behind sometimes, and YES — today is one of those times. I can see the light at the end…

    November 12, 2020
  • Parenting Work


    Last call week of 2020 – complete Unfortunately it rather badly – mostly because G WOULD NOT GO TO BED. I have no idea when the epic fight against bedtime ended, but I believe…

    November 10, 2020
  • Weekend Work


    HIGHS! The election! And Biden/Harris totally rocking their speeches last night! Made me so happy. Cameron was so excited that he fell asleep. Um . . . call has been okay? LOWS! We are…

    November 8, 2020
  • life Work

    5 on a Friday – quick edition

    Feeling: Mildly anxious. Frustrated that I have already heard G. (It’s 5:48 and I really want to run this AM). Craving: A massage/spa day. Ideally as part of a couples’ weekend. Remember massages? (I…

    November 6, 2020
  • life Work


    I am not going to speculate on a winner; will leave that to the experts. 2. I am not going to let this stressful moment in time ruin the good momentum I have been…

    November 4, 2020